Police & Fire

Livingston Fire Department Open House Teaches Residents About Fire Safety

350f58c3f5688b909d6a_img_2206.jpg
4549587447201001d27d_img_2210.jpg
9eb92ce1af3cabc3e87e_img_2214.jpg
ad29cb4b45aaf1e024c6_img_2216.jpg
961a5d08e5a220bab118_img_2218.jpg
d7ced3503ff95c820fbc_img_2219.jpg
350f58c3f5688b909d6a_img_2206.jpg

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Fire Department’s Annual Open House was held on Sunday to teach both children and adults fire safety.

Fire Chief Christopher Mullin’s wife, Nancy and the Fire Department’s Secretary, Rossana Mattia, told The Alternative Press they came to support the event because it’s a “great cause.”

“People don’t normally get to see the demonstrations and tours that they get to at the open house,” Mattia said.

Mullin said that the open house is also great for children to experience.

“It’s so exciting to see and understand what firefighters do on a day to day basis,” Mullin said.

Mattia added “I absolutely think this day teaches kids so much. They learn things such as Stop-Drop-Roll and they learn that firemen are here to help them.”

Livingston residents, Josh and Shira brought their children, Jordyn and Maya to the fire house to view the different demonstrations.

“It’s not every day you get to see these hands on demonstrations,” Josh said.

The couple’s daughter, Maya, explained that she learned to check their fire detectors every month on the date of her birthday and to stay calm if a fire arises.

Josh said that “walking on the fire truck and taking a tour of the station were the girls’ favorite things of the day.”

Other fire safety information included a Stop-Drop-Roll demonstration that allowed children to try on and hold real firefighting gear, a Fire Safety Trailer sponsored by Saint Barnabas to educate attendees on fire dangers found throughout a typical house and a lecture on the importance of Carbon Monoxide detectors.

Informational handouts, plastic fire helmets and plastic fire badges were distributed to children and adults to condone fire safety.

The cost of attendance was free and donations were accepted which will go to Saint Barnabas Burn Foundation.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Livingston

Lola's Buy 1 Regular Soft Serve Cone or Cup, Get One 50% Off With Coupon

May 26, 2018

FAIRFIELD, NJ - Lola's Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe is offering Buy One Regular Soft Serve Cone or Cup, Get One 50% Off with coupon. Lola's Sprinkles are always FREE! 

The coupon expires on June 18, 2018, and coupon offers cannot be combined. All guests must present this coupon to redeem.

Lola's Ice Cream and Sweet Shoppe is located at 244 Route 46 East ...

Free Flavors Soft Serve Ice Cream (Jr. Cup or Cone) With Coupon

Fairfield, NJ - Flavors Homemade Ice Cream is offering a FREE soft serve ice cream (jr. cup or cone) when you spend $10 or more with coupon.

Flavors Homemade Is located at 653 Rt 46 West (1.98 mi) in Fairfield, New Jersey 07004 next to Jose Tejas.

*Homemade Ice Cream

*Italian Ice

*Gelato 

*Fresh waffles 

*ice ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_28c899d8572458eda4f7_mini_magick20180422-110109-8dtxfl

Tue, May 29

Essex County

Primary – Vote by Mail deadline

Carousel_image_28c899d8572458eda4f7_mini_magick20180422-110109-8dtxfl

Tue, June 5

Essex County

PRIMARY ELECTION

Government

Carousel_image_a95462779786ad34c46c_swain_nicole_02_med

Wed, June 6, 7:00 PM

Livingston Public Library, Livingston

Mindfulness Approach to Stress

Health & Wellness

Philip Roth's Childhood Home Still Stands in Newark

May 26, 2018

NEWARK, NJ — The house at 81 Summit Avenue in Newark's Weequahic neighborhood is otherwise unremarkable expect for a sign attached to its faux flagstone facade noting that the home has been designated a historic site—the childhood home of celebrated author Philip Roth, who died Tuesday at the age of 85.

There were no crowds outside the home to pay homage to ...

Still Time to Register for Livingston's Fall Intown Soccer

May 14, 2018

LIVINGSTON, NJ — Although a late fee may be applied as of May 13, registration is still open for the Fall 2018 Intown Soccer season in Livingston, including the high school co-ed program.

Livingston Soccer Club's (LSC) Intown program is all about sportsmanship, making friends, getting some exercise and learning a bit about soccer along the way. LSC provides the following ...

10-Year-Old Cancer Patient Receives Donation from Randolph Hockey Family

May 21, 2018

RANDOLPH, NJ — While the inter-town hockey battles on the ice between Randolph and Roxbury are fierce at every age level, when it comes to real-life battles off the ice, there is no hesitation to offer help to their neighbor.

Such is the case with a recent gesture of unity and support from the members of the Randolph varsity hockey team, when they came together to ...

A Royal Pain

I went to a big wedding over the weekend.  It was in England.

I like to think I was invited, but according to the Royal Guards and the Thames Valley Police I was not.  But more about that later.

You see, not too long ago I received an evite addressed to me from H&M@royalwedbot.co.uk.  Curiously, it was in my spam folder with a warning message. For an evite it was pretty ...